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  • Thursday: Is Gov. Scott's environmental concern sincere?

    Thursday: Is Gov. Scott's environmental concern sincere?
          I don’t want to be cynical here. Just not my style. But I see where Gov. Rick Scott has unveiled a 10-year, $1 billion proposal to protect the environment. Ironically, this comes just a few months before the November election, at a...
  • Big Sugar could do better in the Everglades

    Should society rein in sugar? I'd like to point out that the "No" response in your recent point-counterpoint package — from Andy Briscoe, president and CEO of the Sugar Association — claims the industry has contributed more than $200 million...
  • State officials object to Big Sugar building plans

    State officials object to Big Sugar building plans
    Sugar industry building plans threaten to get in the way of Everglades restoration and could create flooding hazards, according to state regulators. The South Florida Water Management District and Florida Department of Environmental Protection are...
  • B/E Aerospace giving Science Center $250,000

    Aircraft parts maker B/E Aerospace of Wellington is donating $250,000 to the nonprofit South Florida Science Center and Aquarium in West Palm Beach. Signs to the new entryway of the Science Center now bear the B/E Aerospace name, recognizing the...
  • Mostly sunny, breezy and hot today

    Mostly sunny, breezy and hot today
    It should be a nice day to fly kite, mostly sunny and breezy. It also should be hot with a small chance of rain in the evening. South Florida's Thursday forecast calls for highs in the upper 80s and lows in the upper 70s. Gusts to 20 mph. Friday's...
  • Chan Lowe: The Everglades commemorative quarter

    Chan Lowe: The Everglades commemorative quarter
  • Miramar CB Cole reinstated after missing two games due to suspension

    Miramar CB Cole reinstated after missing two games due to suspension
    MIRAMAR – Miramar cornerback Tyrek Cole has been reinstated from an indefinite suspension that sidelined him the past two games. Miramar coach Matt Strout told the Sun Sentinel that Cole will play in Friday’s home game against Everglades,...
  • Lake Ida chain a popular place

    Lake Ida chain a popular place
    The Lake Ida chain of lakes offers some of the best, most convenient bass fishing in South Florida. There are largemouth bass up to 10 pounds, big peacock bass and sunshine bass, as well as bluegills, Mayan cichlids and other exotics. The chain starts...
  • Here's where Rick Scott, Charlie Crist stand on issues

    Here's where Rick Scott, Charlie Crist stand on issues
    TALLAHASSEE — Behind the noise of Florida's nastiest gubernatorial contest in recent memory, Republican Rick Scott and Democrat Charlie Crist disagree on a range of issues near and dear to voters' hearts. Here's a breakdown on where they stand:...
  • For Florida House, incumbent candidates are hard to beat

    For Florida House, incumbent candidates are hard to beat
    The governor's race has top billing, but pay attention to the legislative contests as well. The Legislature, even more than the governor, has the power to shape the future of Florida. Much of that power will remain with incumbents, who are hard to beat....
  • 1983 Floridian of the Year: Marjory Stoneman Douglas

    1983 Floridian of the Year: Marjory Stoneman Douglas